Texas Travel Stories

I like fake stuff. Shopping malls with wilderness themes. Indoor nature walks along meandering, well-swept concrete paths beside man-made streams that bloom with ersatz cacti and strategically placed Purell hand sanitizer stations. Or strolling a Texas prairie when "Texas prairie" means a climate...
Bastrop, deep in the heart of Texans (Post, June 6, 2010)
Escape Washington's snow and ice by heading for these warm-weather destinations (Post, February 21, 2010)
Taking Dallas's artistic streak in stride (Post, November 22, 2009)
Plains song: Here, the land is austere, but the history is rich (Post, November 1, 2009)
Must-See Attractions in Austin (Post, July 19, 2009)
Offbeat Austin? Rock On.: Music and Weirdness Converge, Harmonically (Post, September 21, 2008)
COMING AND GOING: Dallas's New Image (Post, December 31, 2006)
In Texas, Getting Away From Y'all (Post, October 8, 2006)
ON EXHIBIT: For Gauguin, a Texas Toast (Post, December 18, 2005)
ON EXHIBIT: Dallas: Out of Art's Bounds (Post, August 21, 2005)
EXHIBIT A: In Houston, a Bounty of African Art (Post, April 24, 2005)
Texas Eat 'Em: In the heart of Austin's barbecue country, no two joints taste the same. (Post, March 6, 2005)
Watergate Papers Go Public: University of Texas to Unveil Woodward-Bernstein Collection (Post, February 4, 2005)
In Texas, Bright Lights, Small City (Post, October 31, 2004)
Dallas/Fort Worth: In the Art of Texas (Post, October 17, 2004)
Wet, White and Blue: Water park fans say Texas's Schlitterbahn is the slippiest, drippiest of them all. We had to take the plunge. (Post, July 4, 2004)
The Best Little Bird Town in Texas: Birders from around the world are flocking to McAllen and the Lower Rio Grande Valley. (Post, September 28, 2003)
Postcard From Tom: Austin, Tex. (Post, September 7, 2003)
LBJ'S TEXAS 101: LBJ'S TEXAS 101 (Post, March 30, 2003)
THEIR TOWN : People We Like and the Places They Love: Mr. Bojangles's Austin (Post, January 12, 2003)
Tourists Keep 'Dallas' Mystique Alive: International Visitors Throng to Southfork Ranch (Post, August 19, 2002)
POSTCARD FROM TOM: Dallas (By Tom Sietsema, October 7, 2001)
The Candidates' Stomping Grounds: George W. Bush's Austin (Post, July 16, 2000)

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